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The least number of members who must be present for a legislative body to conduct business; majority
the non-legislative power of constitution-making and the constitutional amendment process
a type of veto a chief executive may use after a legislature has adjourned; when the chief executive does not sign or reject a bill within the time allowed to do so
a measure relating to the business of either house, or expressing an opinion; does not have the force of law and does not require the President's signature
to bring formal charges against a public official; the house of representatives has the sole power to _____ civil officers of the US
election of an officeholder by the votes of an entire governmental unit rather than by the voters of a district or subdivision
constitutional clause that gives congress the power to make all laws "necessary and proper" for executing its powers (elastic)
necessary and proper clause
Unpopular provision added to an important bill certain to pass so that it will "ride" through the legislative process
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